Press Releases

UNRWA representative James Dykstra meeting with the His Excellency Kuwait Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi and First Secretary Bashar Alduwaisan.
31 July 2019
The Government of Kuwait has contributed US$ 5 million to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).
Mr. Marc Lassouaoui, Chief of Donor Relations, UNRWA Department of External Relations and Communications signs the contribution agreement with His Excellency Ambassador of People’s Republic of China to the Palestinian National Authority, Guo Wei. ©  Office of People's Republic of China to Ramallah, Ding Huizi.
31 July 2019
The People’s Republic of China (PRC) signed a contribution agreement for US$ 1 million with the UNRWA in support of the Agency’s food assistance activities in Gaza.
Students at the UNRWA Birzeit Girls’ School, West Bank, 22 November, 2018. © 2018 UNRWA Photo by Marwan Baghdadi.
29 July 2019
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced a US$ 50 million contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), thus reiterating its commitment to support the vital and life-saving services provided by the Agency to over...
Marc Lassouaoui, Chief of Donor Relations UNRWA Department of External Relations and Communications signs the contribution agreement with Representative of Austria in Ramallah, Astrid Wein. © 2019 UNRWA Photo by Elisabeth Meyer
22 July 2019
Today, the Government of Austria signed an agreement amounting to EUR 1.95 million with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in support of the Agency’s health programme in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt). Guided...
Chief of UNRWA Donor Relations Division Mr. Marc Lassouaoui, UNRWA Director of Education Caroline Pontefract and H.E the French Ambassador to Jordan Mr. David Bertolotti pictured during the official signing ceremony of France’s contribution to UNRWA. © 2019 UNRWA photo by Dania Al-Batayneh.
16 July 2019
UNRWA and the Republic of France have signed an agreement for a EUR 353,905 contribution to the Agency in support of Palestine refugees. This contribution will support the training and professional development of teachers